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Guitarist, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist

Lucas Haneman came into the world against all odds. Little did his parents, Wayne and Darcy, know, not only would he survive, but he would go on to become become a successful musican. In January of 2018, Lucas and his band, The Lucas Haneman Express, represented Ottawa at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, finishing...
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Exploring Ottawa Valley Villages: Carp

By Katharine Fletcher With the Carp River wending its leisurely way through the countryside, with a winery to discover, and with the Carp Agricultural Fair beckoning us, there’s lots to prompt us to linger in Carp. Here are my top picks for your autumn visit. Carp Farmers’ Market and Fair Carp Agricultural Fair Grounds 3790
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Ashton United Church

By Linda Guetta Ashton United Church is located in the village of Ashton, just inside the Township of Beckwith. We are a small congregation that reflects the traditions of our rural ties, while looking into the future. We are committed to sharing our gifts and resources as we are led by the Spirit to serve
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Make your pasta better with beans

Adding beans to pasta dishes is a great way to increase protein — without increasing fat. This fresh linguini dish from the Ontario Bean Growers is packed with protein and fibre to leave you feeling full longer. Linguine with White Beans and Vegetables Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 25 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: •
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Could New Brunswick become the retirement capital?

A steady market, a laid back life-style and an aging population. An economist, a real-estate agent and a retirement community manager are in agreement: New Brunswick is becoming the ideal Canadian retirement destination. Over the last 12 months, Trevor Drisdelle, a Fredericton realtor with Keller Williams Capital Realty, said they have seen a dramatic increase in
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Arts & Entertainment

Bringing back the music of Cream

(Y@H) Following their successful inaugural tour across Australia and New Zealand in 2017, the pedigree of hallowed ‘60s trio Cream – Ginger Baker’s son Kofi, Jack Bruce’s son Malcolm and Eric Clapton’s nephew, by marriage, Will Johns –  have come together for the first time in North America to pay homage to the band’s extraordinary
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Mary Cook's Memories of the '30s

Praying for a flush toilet and a light switch

By Mary Cook I always thought my Aunt Nellie Wagonblass was the wealthiest person in Arnprior.  Didn’t she live in a big brick house and have a flush toilet and glass doors between her parlour and dining room? I used to think Uncle Henry owned Kenwood Mills. It was years later when I found out
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Top facts about the regulation of charities

By The Canada Revenue Agency Charities play an important role in our society and provide valuable services to Canadians – including the most vulnerable. That is why the Government of Canada supports charities through unique tax privileges, such as an exemption from income tax and the ability to issue official donation receipts and receive gifts
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Healthy Living

Top five reasons patients love home healthcare

(NC) There are more and more easy and effective options for managing your care at home, especially if you have a chronic disease that needs monitoring. And, according to a new survey done with the support of Canada Health Infoway, patients give OTN’s Telehomecare program a definite thumbs up. Telehomecare, an intensive health coaching and
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Food and Nutrition

Versatile ways to use your pasta sauce Minestrone soup is a classic, comforting recipe option for a chilly fall day. Made with zucchini, spinach leaves, kidney beans and marinara sauce, this soup is as healthy as it is delicious. Plus, the Bertolli pasta sauce adds the simple goodness of Tuscan cooking, using a few quality
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